AFS student image from FB

Seeking Host Families

For Sitka AFS High School Exchange 2023-24


The Sitka AFS high school exchange program is seeking two more Sitka families to host students for the next school year.

  • This year, students are from Latvia, Morocco, Cameroon and Bosnia & Herzegovina.
  • Local training and support are available when hosting a student.
  • Students arrive in August and stay until early June.

Call Connie Kreiss at (907) 747-5387 or Erika Knox at (907) 738-9204 for information or go to

Ed. note:  Photo above is from Photos below are of 2021-22 Sitka AFS Exchange students Sharon Shaban (Kenya) and Arman Mkrtchyan (Armenia). Read more about Shaban at and more about Mkrtchyan at